chapter  9
15 Pages

Hazardous Waste Crime as Organized Crime

ByDonald J. Rebovich

As has been shown, the average hazardous waste offender has more in common with the Ivan Boesky ideal that with that of Don Corleone. The average dumper appears to be an entrepreneur who starts out by running a safe and legal business. But harsh competition, lax enforcement, and ample opportunities to go astray tempt our would-be tycoon into becoming a real-life criminal.